This mix combines hardy annual and perennial varieties that, once established, need little extra water or fertilizer. Formulated for the eastern U.S. and southeast Canada. SEEDING RATE: Pkt. sows a 75' row or 7 sq.ft.; 1/4 lb. sows 700 sq.ft.; 12-24 lb./acre. Use the higher rate for maximum color or when adequate soil preparation and weed control are not possible. Full sun. (Varieties are subject to change depending upon availability.) Mix contains:
CAUTION: This mix contains Lupinus perennis, commonly known as lupine. All parts of this plant are poisonous, including the seeds. Exercise extreme caution around children and pets. The purchaser assumes all liabilities relating to the use of this product.
DAYS TO GERMINATION: 10-28 days at 65-75°F (18-24°C).
SOWING: Direct seed (recommended): Prepare weed-free field or bed area. Broadcast mixture evenly over area. Lightly rake seed and gently tamp into soil. Seed should be no deeper than 1/8". Keep area moist to aid germination. Planting Times: Plant in late spring, after late frost, early summer or fall. Fall seeding can be very successful, especially on dry soils. Fall plantings are dormant seedings and the seeds will not germinate until spring.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.
PLANT SPACING: Varies.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Average, well-drained soil.
SEEDING RATES: A packet (approximately 500 seeds) sows a 75-100' row or 5-10 square feet, 5-9 oz. sows 1,000 square feet; 12-24 lb./acre. Use the higher rate for maximum color and when adequate soil preparation and weed control are not possible.